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Dry grasslands

Malcolm Ausden

in Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198568728
eISBN:
9780191717529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568728.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses grassland management. The common objectives of grassland management are to: provide the desired sward composition, the specific aim often being to maintain or increase plant ... More


On the Edge of Empire: Han–Yuan Sha Po

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 explores the contrasting evidence for activity spanning the Han, Six Dynasties–Tang, and Song–Yuan periods at Sha Po. The study of structural remains and artefactual evidence associated ... More


Improvement I:: The Lowland Estates (1767–1800)

Brian Bonnyman

in The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642007
eISBN:
9781474405980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642007.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter outlines the attempts to improve the Duke of Buccleuch’s predominantly arable, lowland estates. Beginning with an outline of the Duke’s personal involvement in farming and improvement, ... More


Justinian’s Building Program and Sixth-Century Developments

Robert G. Ousterhout

in Eastern Medieval Architecture: The Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190272739
eISBN:
9780190068592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272739.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

Described in detail by Justinian’s court historian Procopius, Justinian’s building program focused on the center (Constantinople) and the periphery (the limes). Within church architecture, the dome ... More


The Second German Reich: The Struggle for Rome, or Barbarians Becoming Romans

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the Second German Reich’s imperial politics and imitation of ancient Rome. The chapter starts with the Reich’s investment in imperial archaeology and the 1886 Pergamum ... More


Motts’s Last Years

Thomas Bauman

in The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter focuses on Robert T. Motts's last years and how the Pekin Theater fared after his death in 1911. It first considers the competition faced by the Pekin during the period from other ... More


From Urbis to Imperium

Stuart Elden

in The Birth of Territory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226202563
eISBN:
9780226041285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226041285.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses Ancient Rome. It provides detailed readings of the writings of Julius Caesar and Cicero; the former treating the question of terrain and the military-geography terms he uses, ... More


The Role of the State

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the role of the state in trade. State participation in the long-distance trade of consumer goods was relatively restricted, as the government rarely intervened in distribution. ... More


“The Varieties of Religious Experience”

Sébastien Billioud and Joël Thoraval

in The Sage and the People: The Confucian Revival in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258139
eISBN:
9780190258160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258139.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 4 introduces the second part of the book, focusing on the Chinese notion of anshen liming that points both to the search for inner peace and the concern for a destiny, whether personal or ... More


Industry and Commerce in the City of Aquincum

Orsolya Láng

in Urban Craftsmen and Traders in the Roman World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198748489
eISBN:
9780191811104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748489.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of the archaeology of manufacturing and retail in the Roman city of Aquincum. While most of this site was excavated in the late nineteenth century, recent ... More


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